IT’S JUNE AT DIANAKIRKPATRICK.COM

  It’s June! It’s June!!  This is one of my favorite times of the year.  I love June and all it brings – summer flowers, vacation season, and the warm weather that comes with the season. You haven’t heard from … Continue reading

Creating Mokume Gane Metals

I recently took a terrific class in creating Mokume Gane – a multilayered metal that’s produced under heat and pressure. The fascination with this metal is the patterning that can be achieved with various combinations of metals and some inspired … Continue reading

New Gemstone Jewelry for 2015

Wishing everyone a happy, healthy, and successful year ahead in 2015.  I’m really excited about the newest designs I’m working on and I want to share some of my ideas with you.   I’ve designed a number of gemstone earrings … Continue reading

Pantone Colors for Fall & Winter 2014 through Spring 2015

Pantone has published their fashion color guides for this Fall and Winter. The colors are terrific strong hues for Fall and Winter with softer shades for next Spring. The link to the Fall/Winter forecast is  http://www.pantone.com/pages/fcr/?season=fall&year=2014  Strong hues for Fall into … Continue reading

Metals I Use for my Jewelry Designs

Metals Used in My Jewelry Designs I use a variety of metals in my jewelry designs and often include more than one metal in a single piece. The metals I commonly use include: Sterling Silver  – Sterling silver tarnishes, especially in … Continue reading

Eternal Spiral Necklace

After many delays due to the floods in Thailand, The Ganoksin Project’s “Differences Unite Us” exhibit has just been released.   Many artists are included in a variety of media. I’m honored that my Eternal Spiral necklace and earrings in Argentium silver … Continue reading